Diploma of Visual Arts (Product Design)

Jobs and Skills WA: Design courses
Design your future career!

Take your product design skills to the next level with this course! You'll be able to develop your design skills and knowledge through hands on projects where you get to take your ideas all the way from concept to prototype.

This training includes a thorough exploration of 3D design, and enables you to specialise in the design of  consumer products such as furniture, homewares, commercial objects and wearable objects. You'll also learn about workplace safety and sustainability practices.

Depending on what's offered by your training provider, you may be able to select units for specialisation in areas including computer-aided design (CAD); marketing; model making; drawing techniques; cultural history and theory; and digital design.  

Industry: Creative Industries
National course code: CUA51120 | WA State ID: AC96

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Take your product design skills to the next level

The Diploma of Visual Arts (Product Design) will extend your understanding of product design processes and professional design practice.

You will learn CAD software (Solidworks) and be introduced to digital 3D rendering techniques. You will produce detailed design specifications and refined digital portfolios that can be utilised across multiple digital platforms. You will develop advanced research and design development skills, as well as being introduced to product marketing strategies.

You will undertake a range of advanced 3D design projects including furniture, homewares, domestic lighting, wearable objects and fashion accessories.

The Diploma of Visual Arts (Product Design) is taught in our extensive purpose-built facilities based in the creative and cultural heart of the city.

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.